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DID YOU KNOW??
• Eating too much sugar does not cause diabetes, but being overweight is a risk factor.
THE GOOD NEWS IS...
National Institutes of Health research has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% overall and by 71% in people over 60.
CHANGE IS TOUGH
Let’s face it, if change were easy, we’d all do it. You’ve spent years developing habits that you can’t expect to change overnight. It’s tough. We can help.
The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program gives you the skills you need and the support you deserve to make lasting, healthy lifestyle changes.
YMCA MEMBERSHIP NOT REQUIRED
To participate in the program, you must be:
• 18 years or older,
Lake County YMCA complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
DIABETES PREVENTION AT THE YMCA (VIDEO)
The program is a yearlong lifestyle change program that engages participants in 25 sessions throughout the year. With instruction and support from Lifestyle Coaches, participants learn how to incorporate healthier eating, moderate physical activity, and problem-solving and coping skills into their daily lives. The curriculum is CDC-approved and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program.
(If you're having trouble viewing the video below, click here.)* Asian individual(s) BMI ≥ 22
** Qualified blood results in the prediabetes range are needed to confirm eligibility. Individuals who have already been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes do not qualify for this program.